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In this city of innovation, entrepreneurship and culture, the University of San Francisco offers the following master's programs in the College of Arts and Sciences. Like our home city, USF is global in spirit with a commitment to justice.
As one of the country’s premier Jesuit Catholic universities, the College of Arts and Sciences pairs a rigorous academic curriculum with an urban, global perspective. The college's vision of success involves both the head and the heart, with outstanding faculty members giving students the skills and compassion to fashion a more just and humane world.
In recent years, our teacher-scholars have garnered unprecedented national recognition: winning national awards, receiving major new grants and prestigious Fulbright scholarships, and premiering in major art venues and film festivals around the globe.
Our students have published their research alongside our faculty, won prizes for their writing, received highly competitive fellowships, and been accepted at top graduate schools. They are also engaged in the community and they are making a difference. From building a library for street children in Zambia, to bridging the digital divide in Peru, to fighting against modern day slavery right here in the U.S., our students are changing the world for the better.
The College of Arts and Sciences offers wide variety of educational options imbued with a mission to provide not only the knowledge and skills needed to succeed as persons and professionals, but also the values and sensitivity necessary to be men and women for others.
The Graduate programs we offer are:
A graduate education is a significant investment in your future. There are financial aid opportunities available for students. The following information describes funding resourses that may be useful to your graduate studies.
Each graduate program in the College of Arts and Sciences offers a limited number of partial scholarships. Program Scholarships range from $1,000 to $15,000. All applicants, U.S. and international, are considered for these scholarships at time of admission consideration. A separate application is not required. If you receive a Scholarship or Teaching/Research Assistantship, you are notified in your admission letter.
The Biology and Chemistry programs offer full-tuition scholarships to all students. These scholarships do not cover living expenses, books, student health insurance or other non-tuition expenses. Both programs also offer Teaching Assistantships for most students which help cover living expenses.
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